Anything Important about Digital Hearing Aids?

Q:
Is there anything important about digital hearing aids?

A:
The advent of digital technology in the mid-1990s resulted in significant improvements of hearing aids. Now, digital hearing aids can be adjusted to match an individual’s unique hearing loss.

In digital hearing aids, a computer chip turns incoming sounds into digital code and then analyzes and adjusts the signal based on your specific needs as revealed by your hearing test.

Some additional improvements in digital hearing aids include:

  • Better feedback management
  • Better noise reduction
  • Better automatic volume adjustments
  • Connectivity to devices with Bluetooth technology, such as cellphones and tablets

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